Member Login

Log in

           
ACORE Blog

October 8 -- The amount of electric cars sold in America is up over 447.95 percent over where it was at this time last year. Those are the latest numbers as reported by EVObsession, which also show that combined sales of all-electric cars and hybrids is up 30.11 percent. >>View Article

October 3 -- When it comes to innovation, some old-school car companies are speeding ahead. Nine automotive companies – including Ford (F), Toyota (TM) and BMW – ranked in the top 20 of Boston Consulting Group’s list of the Most Innovative Companies in 2013. And some newer-school startups are also hoping to disrupt the car space. NYC-based startup HEVO Power, which launched in 2011, sees a huge market in the road ahead for electric vehicles – and is putting money on the company’s prediction that plug-in stations will soon become a thing of the past. >>View Article

October 1 -- Hybrid vehicles may have had pole position so far in the race to a sustainable transportation future, but electric-only vehicles are about to pull even – and they’re both becoming a significant part of global vehicle sales. Combined worldwide sales of hybrid and plug-in electric vehicles will reach 6.6 million annual units by 2020 and become almost 7% of the total light-duty vehicle market, according to Navigant Research’s 2013-2020 Electric Vehicle Market Forecast. >>View Article

September 25 -- A study by a group that advocates curbing U.S. reliance on oil said changing the kinds of cars and trucks on the road in the U.S. could improve economic growth over the long term and reduce the budget deficit. The study, “Oil and the Debt,” was commissioned by Securing America’s Future Energy, a group that includes business and military leaders seeking reduced oil dependence. It was prepared by Keybridge Research LLC, whose prior work on federal budget issues highlighted some of the same issues. >>View Article

September 24 -- Electric vehicles are a must have segment for automakers looking to compete in the long term, although traditional engine types will continue to be important, Jonathan Browning, Volkswagen Group of America CEO, told CNBC on Monday. Browning said that the German automaker's strategy is to roll out a 10-year growth plan, which includes a ramp-up in electric vehicle production. >>View Article

September 18 -- It would be hard for most Americans to look around and conclude that we are in the middle of an historic shift in our energy sector. Gas-powered cars still dominate the roads, most of us don't own a solar PV system, and more than 70 percent of homes still rely on 100-year-old incandescent light bulbs. But within the energy industry, there are major improvements in the economics of renewables, electric vehicles and lighting that are accelerating an increasingly rapid shift in certain sectors. A new report from the Department of Energy report lays out some of these advances in wind, solar PV, LED lighting and electric vehicles throughout the U.S. They're worth a look. >>View Article

September 11 -- Some Atlanta drivers — who are shouldering the highest car ownership costs in the nation — have seized upon an electrifying solution.  The number of plug-in cars on the road in Georgia is increasing by about 500 a month, and last month, Atlanta became the top-selling market in the country for the nation’s top-selling all-electric vehicle, the Nissan LEAF, surpassing even San Francisco and Los Angeles. >>View Article

August 22 -- Sometimes, it's a guilty pleasure to be able to say, "We told you so." But in this case, we're confirming a trend that is good news for American consumers, so we feel no guilt at all. >>View Article

August 21 -- In the long history of automotive safety press releases, no carmaker has ever issued a statement quite like the one put out by Tesla Motors (TSLA) on Monday night. >>View Article

Page 1 of 9

Sponsors

JoomShaper